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Underwater videography

capturing dramatic excavation moments

Roland and Pascal are our underwater videography and lighting crew. They have been capturing the excitement of Franck’s discoveries from the beginning, and translating those hard to capture underwater moments for dramatic documentary films.

And although their job sets them slightly apart, they are…


How big was Thonis-Heracleion?

Eric, archaeological diver in Franck's team, explains:

"I have been asked if we have any idea how big Heracleion was before it was swallowed by the sea. I can tell you it seems huge when you try to swim, or walk along the bottom from one side to the other, you might use all the air in your tanks for the trip.

But we do have a pretty good idea where it…


How to spend the evenings on board

Film du Soir

After a hard day's work underwater, and the subsequent work of recording, photographing, and mapping the day's discoveries, it's great to be able to unwind and watch a film together.

Thanks to Roland, our resident movie maker and afficionado, we have a wide selection of new releases and older…